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After the bookstore thief, how secure is MCCC?

Bill Myers, head of security at MCCC, is sitting in his office in the A building when the phone rings. It’s one of the dozen or so inquiries a day he receives from students, employees and other members of the college community. “Everybody sees something,” he says. “Usually it turns […]

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Religious leaders discuss ‘why bad things happen’

A panel of diverse religious leaders held a thought-provoking discussion Thursday night on why bad things happen to good people. The panel discussion was part of the month-long Big Read event, and was sponsored by The Agora, MCCC’s student newspaper. Assistant editor Andrew Hoppert was the moderator. By the time […]

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Lunch and a live performance

The MCCC dining hall welcomed acoustic musician Kevin House. The solo performer played his blend of original acoustic music and covers of popular 90’s songs for an hour and a half on Wednesday, March 24. House said he got into music because of his father, who has been a musician […]

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Jeff Black and Don White color the stage at MCCC

Emotion and humor filled the Meyer Theater Saturday night when Jeff Black and Don White hit the stage. White’s comedic storytelling and folk music met Black’s blend of country, blues, and rock, resulting in a soulful, humorous event. Approximately 250 seats were filled in the Meyer Theater. As the announcer […]

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Nick Vujicic tells Monroe of his life without limbs

He can’t brush his own teeth, comb his own hair, or hold anyone’s hand. But that hasn’t stopped him from sharing his message of hope. Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs. The 27-year-old Australian native vowed not to let his disabilities hold him back. He travels all around […]

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Heartbeat of Monroe spreads message with Nick Vujicic.

Heartbeat of Monroe teamed up with Crosswalk Community Church, and other churches in the area, to bring Nick Vujicic to Monroe. “We were honored enough that we received the proceeds from the collection that night,” Sue Miller, assistant director and volunteer coordinator at Heartbeat, said. Heartbeat is a non-profit, donation-based […]

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MCCC students forming car club

MCCC is on its way to having a car club. Two MCCC students, Brett Rossio and Chris Peruski, are taking their love of classic American cars and turning it into a club. “The college does not have any sort of car club, so I think this will be a good […]

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MCCC responds to Haiti quake

Alex Babycz and Brian Lay traveled to Haiti to help a university set up a computer lab in Oct. 2008.  Two years later, that university is a pile of rubble, and their Haitian friends have no place to go. Video: Alex Babycz talks about Haiti On Jan. 12, a 7.0 […]

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Does Santa Clause exist, or is he just a myth?

Over the past two centuries the story of Santa Clause has been told to children around the world.  At some point in time many children question the existence of Santa Clause, the answer is yes Virginia there is a Santa Clause.  The story of Santa Clause began in 1823 when […]